Innovative and meaningful strategies for combining Social Studies and Physical Education through character and community building activities along with multicultural studies through Yoga and Tae Kwon Do.
Engage in K-5 strategies that integrate themes between National Standards in social studies and science for teaching sustainability. Session provides curriculum on themes of society-science-technology, global connections, and human-environmental interaction.
Based on themes in Michael Pollan's "The Omnivore's Dilemma," Social Studies licensure candidates created sustainability-focused lessons based on children's literature, Web2.o activities, and a cornucopia of resources for students.
A collaborative teaching model demonstrates integration of several academic disciplines focusing on education and social justice across time, place, and vulnerable populations through critical thinking, literacy, reflection, and artful expression.